Ritesh Agarwal

Founder & Group CEO - OYO, OYO

Business, Strategy & Entrepreneurship | Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Leadership

Ritesh Agarwal

Biography

Ritesh Agarwal, the dynamic founder and CEO of OYO Rooms, has revolutionized hospitality through strategic deployment of disruptive technology, driving global scalability. His visionary leadership has transformed OYO into a disruptive force, with a network of 2,200 hotels across 154 Indian cities. Acknowledged by CB Insights as a potential unicorn, OYO's global footprint spans over 800 cities in 80 countries under Ritesh's guidance. Beyond accolades such as the Business World Young Entrepreneur Award, Ritesh's multicultural understanding is evident in OYO's success. The recent integration of the Leisure Group, now OYO Vacation Homes, underscores the company's strategic growth and global expansion. Ritesh's commitment to disruptive technology has not only reshaped traditional hospitality norms but has been instrumental in achieving scalability for OYO. As a sought-after speaker and Thiel Foundation fellow, Ritesh Agarwal remains a trailblazer, leveraging technology for scalability and redefining the hospitality landscape on a global scale.

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